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University of Texas-San Antonio

Educational Resources

Libraries

Downtown Campus Library is also available.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 668,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 35,000 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,200,000 microforms.
  • 41,000 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Institute of Texan Cultures offers exhibits on the history of Texas' multiple ethnic groups.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 800 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 11% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Singles.
  • In total, there are 1 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 35% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming; Greek Week; Who? s Who; Week of Welcome; Gray Matters Debate; Latino Heritage Week; Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, & Transgender Pride Week; Diversity Week; Black Heritage Week; Asian Heritage Week; University Life Awards; Leadership Basics; Leadership Challenge; Parents Weekend; Best Fest; Spring Fling; Fiesta UTSA; Night Under the Stars; NIUTSA; Shrimp Fest
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 180 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi; Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Lambda Delta; Beta Beta Beta; Golden Key International Honor Society; Lambda Pi Eta; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Chi Theta; Psi Chi; Rho Lambda; Scabbard and Blade Military Honor Society; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Kappa Upsilon; Sigma Kappa Upsilon; Tau Beta Pi; Upsilon Pi Epsilon; Directory at: http: //www. utsa. edu/sa/SO/index. htm;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministry; Campus Advance; Campus Crusade for Christ; Catholic Student Association; Christians on Campus; CRU; Eckankar; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Latter Day Saints Student Association; Muslim Student Association; Rebuild My Church Initiative; United Methodist Student Movement; Directory at: http: //www. utsa. edu/sa/SO/index. htm;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; Asian Alliance; Filipino Student Association; Hispanic Student Association; Indian Cultural Association; Korean Student Organization; Puerto Rican Association of Student Leaders; Taiwanese Student Association; Turkish Student Association; UMOJA (African American); Mexican American Studies Student Organization; Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honors Society); Alpha Phi Alpha (African American Male); Delta Sigma Theta (African American Female); Kappa Delta Chi (Latina Service-Female); Omega Delta Phi (Hispanic Men); Sigma Lambda Alpha (Latina-Female); Alpha Lambda Tau (Alternative); Black Men of Distinction; Directory at: http: //www. utsa. edu/sa/SO/index. htm;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ambassadors, Business Student Council, Campus Activities Board, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, Finding Awareness by Creating Educated Students (FACES), Interfraternity Council (IFC), Pan-Hellenic Council (PHC), Multi-Cultural Greek Council (MGC), Registered Student Organization (RSO), Student Alumni Association, Student Government Association, Volunteer Organization Involving Community Education and Service (VOICES), Honors Alliance (umbrella for 45 Honor Societies), 35 Professional Organizations (example: Am. Society of Mechanical Engineers), 23 Fraternities and Sororities, Alpha Phi Omega (APO: Service), American Red Cross, Frontrunners, Rotaract, Toastmasters, Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Directory at: http: //www. utsa. edu/sa/SO/index. htm;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Paisano (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): San Antonio (10), Austin, TX (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): San Antonio, TX (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): San Antonio, TX (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 10 fraternities
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 2% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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